Use of Articles in English

Articles A, an, and the: how to use articles in English Many learners of English have problems with articles (the words a, an and the), especially when they don’t exist in their own language. The 3 articles in English are a, an and the. The learner has to decide noun-by-noun which one of the [...]

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Arabic Vocabulary: Food

Arabic food vocabulary English Standard Arabic Transliteration Egyptian Arabic Transliteration food طعام Ta3aam اكل akl foods مأكولات ma'kuulaat '' ma'kulaat meal وجبة (ج) وجبات wajba (pl.) wajabaat اكلة (ج) اكلات akla (pl.) akalaat   طقة (ج) طقات Ta''a (pl.) Ta''aat delivery توصيل tawSiil '' '' restaurant مطعم (ج) مطاعم maT3am (pl.) maTaa3im '' '' waiter نادل (ج) ندل naadil (pl.) nudul متر | جرسون metre | garsoon breakfast فطور faTuur فطار fiTaar lunch غداء ġadaa' غدا ġada dinner عشاء 3ašaa' عشا 3aša to have breakfast فطر - يفطر (فطر) faTara - yafTuru (faTr) فطر - يفطر (فطار) fiTir [...]

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Arabic Vocabulary: Clothing

                     Arabic Vocabulary: Clothing English Standard Arabic Transliteration Egyptian Arabic Transliteration clothes ملابس malaabis هدوم huduum لبس libs to wear; put on لبس - يلبس (لبس) labisa - yalbasu (lubs) '' libis - yilbis (libs) ارتدى - يرتدي (ارتداء) irtada - yartadi (irtidaa')   to take off خلع - يخلع (خلع) xala3a - yaxla3u [...]

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Pronouns In Arabic

Note: In Arabic, the subject pronoun is frequently dropped. You can tell from a verb conjugation who the subject is, so it's not really necessary to use the subject pronoun in such cases except for emphasis. However, in equational (verbless) sentences [...]

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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in German

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in German There are three adjective degrees in German: Positive (equality and inferiority comparatives) Comparative (superiority) Superlative Positive degree This is the unmodified adjective. Ich bin müde I am tired The comparative of equality and inferiority is formed with the positive degree: Comparative of equality Clauses of [...]

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German noun declension

German Regular Noun declension, n-declension and exceptions Capitalized Nouns One important thing as we get started: All nouns are written with the first letter capitalized. "the house" is written as "das Haus". Genders There are three genders in German: masculine (männlich), feminine (weiblich) and neuter (sächlich). Usually, the gender of a noun is determined [...]

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